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Paediatric Epilepsy Training Level 1 (PET1) – Virtual

View Website → 13 June 08:00 - 17:00 - Virtual Event

This is a one-day course, which will be delivered by Consultant Paediatric Neurologists, Consultant Paediatricians with expertise in epilepsy, and a specialist epilepsy nurse. The day will consist of short didactic teaching sessions and interactive workshops. By the end of the study day participants will be able to:
By the end of the of PET1, attendees will be able to:
• Define: seizure, epilepsy, epilepsy syndrome and be able to provide a simple classification of epilepsy
• Describe the different seizure types eg absence, myoclonic, tonic clonic, tonic, atonic, focal motor and focal sensory
• Give differential diagnosis for seizures, and how to distinguish epilepsy from syncopes (simple faints, reflex anoxic seizure, breath holding) and inattention (day-dreaming, pre-occupation)
• Manage the first seizure event (not status epilepticus management)
• Appreciate the contribution made by EEG and neuro-imaging
• Describe the principles of treatment, the indication for anti-convulsants and the well-known side effects of these drugs
• Offer practical advice for parents and children with epilepsy

CPD Points: 6. You will be able to download a pdf of your CPD certificate following attendance at the course.

Cost: GBP 155.00
Reduced Cost: GBP 110.00 Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, eg EEG technicians, Dietitians


13 June
08:00 - 17:00
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Virtual via Zoom
United Kingdom


Clinical Specialty
Clinical Subspecialty
Paediatric Neurology
Event Length
One Day